Five-a-side

  • Sunderland Futsal 2nds, in dark blue, against York St John earlier this season

    Futsal: Middlebrook’s top three moments of the season

    March 14, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s Futsal player Robbie Middlebrook has had a compelling season. A vital squad member of the futsal 1st and 2nd teams, yet also being chosen as the vice-president of the club. It’s certainly been a testing season for him and his teammates. The forward’s personal performances have […]

     
  • Sunderland Fustal 2nd team thrashed by Northumbria

    Sunderland Fustal 2nd team thrashed by Northumbria

    February 22, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    The University of Sunderland Futsal 2nd team were swept aside 16-3 by Northumbria 3rd team in the final game of the Northern League 1B season. The Wearsiders were looking to bounce back to winning ways over a strong Northumbria side. Despite having a full squad to choose from club president […]

     
  • Futsal President Daniel O'Connor, left, has been frustrated with Sunderland's start to the season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Final fixture for Sunderland Futsal 2nd team

    February 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    In the Northern League 1B the University of Sunderland men’s Futsul 2nd team face Northumbria 3rd team in there final game of the season tomorrow. Having lost three games last Sunday the home team will want to finish the campaign strongly. Northumbria are still in contention for a the league […]

     
  • Sombre Sunday for Sunderland Futsal 2nd team

    Sombre Sunday for Sunderland Futsal 2nd team

    February 15, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Futsal team lost three games in a row on a tough afternoon in the Northern 1B division on Sunday.. The Wearsiders, who had previously only won two games all season, were looking to finish the season on a high note. Teesside University hosted the mini […]

     
  • Sunderland Futsal 2nds, in dark blue, against York St John earlier this season

    Men’s Futsal 1sts prepare for penultimate game

    February 12, 2016 at 11:30 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Futsal 1st team face York St John University 1st team this Sunday in the BUCS Northern 1B League in there final game of the season. The opposing fixture in November resulted in a 10-2 victory to York St John. Sunderland’s Dan O’Connor said: “We will go […]

     
  • Edwards is one of a number of players who stood out at the start of the season during Futsal trials

    Men’s Futsal president ready for relegation fight

    December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook says his players are ready to “fight” as they look to avoid relegation this season. The Wearsiders go into the New Year as the bottom placed side in the BUCS Northern 1B league after controversially losing 7-6 to Durham University 2nds due to […]

     
  • Middlebrook: The referee cost us a point

    Middlebrook: The referee cost us a point

    December 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook said the referee “cost us a point” after Durham University 2nds controversially defeated the 1sts 7-6. Durham opened the scoring after a late start to proceedings but Sunderland rallied and they soon equalised through striker Dan O’Connor. Luke Bedford followed the leveller by […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Men’s Futsal president wants team to bounce back

    December 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook wants his side “to bounce back” ahead of Sunday’s BUCS Northern 1B game against Durham University 2nds. Sunderland have lost five of their six league games so far this season, with their only victory coming in a 4-2 defeat of York University 2nds, […]

     
  • Edwards insists Futsal team must work together

    Edwards insists Futsal team must work together

    December 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal goalkeeper Bradley Edwards believes his side “aren’t playing as a team” this season as they face a relegation battle. The Wearsiders have only won one of their six games in the league and they currently are fighting an uphill battle to survive relegation as they sit […]

     
  • Bradley Edwards: The man behind the gloves

    Bradley Edwards: The man behind the gloves

    December 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

    The University of Sunderland futsal shot-stopper opens up to SportByte about injuries, setbacks and how he drew inspiration from Birmingham City’s League Cup triumph. Fresh from a session at the gym, Bradley Edwards pulled up a chair and set his sports bag on the floor. His distinguishing wide smile was […]